July 28th, 2005

Charles

Take Him for All in All (What’s Past is Prologue 11/18)

“The professor would have loved this.” That’s what I decided I’d say about the service. I’d heard it in a movie once. This woman kind of sniffed, sort of half-crying, and says to someone after the funeral, “He would have loved it.” Meaning the dead guy. It was a weird thing to say. I mean if he loved it, then he would have been at his own funeral. What does that mean? But it sounded kind of classy and I figured it was good to have a line ready, since Mr. Summers said I’d be meeting a lot of people at the reception afterwards. So that’s the one I decided on.
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